Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga holds a press conference in Tokyo. Photo: Kyodo

Japan drops ‘maximum pressure’ on North Korea from foreign policy playbook, wants to normalise ties with Kim regime

  • Government spokesman said the language was scrapped from diplomatic document because of ‘major developments in the situation surrounding North Korea’
  • But Japan still wants to resolve issues such as wartime abductions, nuclear and missile issues and ‘settling an unfortunate past’
Topic |   North Korea

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Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga holds a press conference in Tokyo. Photo: Kyodo
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